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The Shadow We Create

Friday, 9/10/2021
10:00AM-5:00PM  
Public Opening of The Shadow We Create
September 10, 2021 - January 31, 2022
The Shadow We Create raises questions about societal prescriptions, race, servitude, fear, and the consequences of not speaking through compelling works by artists Mary Bowron, Willie Cole, and Jan-Ru Wan. The exhibition is named after Jan-Ru Wan’s stunning work The Noise We Make and The Shadow We Create, an assemblage of hundreds of rusted bells rendered silent by immersion in wax. The Beauties, Willie Cole’s full-scale prints are pulled from blackened crushed and hammered ironing boards. With titles including Bessie, Carolina, Jonny Mae and Jane, each print is named for a woman in Cole’s family. Simultaneously they reference servitude, beauty, oppression, and darkened holds of slave ships. Shadow features a haunting installation of Silent Witness, a series by Mary Bowron populated by androgynous pit-fired ceramic heads. Some are smothered in thick wax, others branded with soot from the fire of their birth, with all featureless where a mouth once was, or may still be. Shadow addresses fear of speaking the truth amidst racial, social, political and economic unease. This exhibition asks the viewer to contemplate ways in which silence is forced and silence is broken.


Pinkie's Memories

Friday, 9/10/2021
10:00AM-5:00PM  
Public Opening of Pinkie's Memories
September 10, 2021 - January 31, 2022
North Carolina artist Pinkie Strother re-creates her childhood memories of growing up the fourth of nine siblings in rural Maryland in the 1950s and 1960s through mixed media dioramas. These miniature buildings and rooms on a 1″ scale offer a connection to the past through the recreation of the houses, churches, schools, and libraries of Pinkie’s memories. Pinkie Strother received formal training in art from Bowie State University where she studied to become a teacher and a MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art

Drawing in the Galleries: studying Bradford

Friday, 9/10/2021
11:00AM-1:00PM  
Fridays, September 10- October 1
Instructor: Carolyn Faulkner
CAM member: $108; Non-member: $120
Have you ever wandered through the National Gallery of Art in DC or perhaps a museum in Europe and saw art students sketching in front of the paintings in the exhibition? Did you want to be there with them participating? Now you can at CAM! Bring a sketchbook, HB drawing pencil and kneaded eraser and sit in front of your favorite Elizabeth Bradford painting now on exhibit! Draw from a small section of her painting or go wild and draw the entire painting! Wander through all of the twists and turns of her trees and vines and begin to develop YOUR own image!


Gallery Talk with Jan-Ru Wan

Friday, 9/10/2021
1:00PM-2:00PM  
CAM Members $15; Non-Members $20
Join artist Jan-Ru Wan in the gallery for an intimate artist talk. She’ll discusses her work and process as she walks you through her work on display as part of The Shadow We Create.


The Natural Way to Draw

Saturday, 9/11/2021
10:00AM-4:00PM  
CAM member: $90; nonmember $110
$15 model fee paid to instructor
Instructor: Donna S. Moore
Through gesture and observation of live models, practice capturing form and character of a subject by activating your personal visual sense. One day workshop is introduction to upcoming 6-week class based on Kimon Nicolaides classic method - The Natural Way to Draw. Encourages quick, expressive renderings.


Fall in Oakdale Cemetery

Saturday, 9/11/2021
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Saturday, September 11
10am - 12pm & Sunday,
September 12, 12pm - 2pm Pancoe
CAM member: $50; Non-member: $50
Instructor: Alan Cradick
This photography workshop is geared to the photographer of all skill levels. Fall is a wonderful time of year for cemetery photography. Pumpkin spice coffee, ghosts, pumpkin spice doughnuts, goblins, pumpkin spice pizza, and tombstones, fall is a great time to walk through Oakdale Cemetery. This is another year round local destination. A wonderful place for reflection, history and photography. Any digital device may be used for this workshop, smart phones, tablets or DSLRs. If using a DSLR is it is suggested that the participant bring an array of lenses, from wide to telephoto. A macro is always fun if you have one. Alan will be available with assistance and technical advice. Meetup is 10 am at main gate, 520 North 15th Street. Please have a mask, remember social distancing and dress for the weather.


YOUTH: Pottery for Teens

Saturday, 9/11/2021
11:00AM-1:00PM  
Saturdays, September 11-October 16
CAM member: $171; Non-member: $190
+ $15 material fee
Instructor: Renato Abbate
Class for motivated teens who want to take pottery beyond handbuilding with throwing and glazing experiments. Ages13-17


Live@CAM Cafe: Perry Smith

Saturday, 9/11/2021
11:30AM-1:30PM  
Enjoy music by Perry Smith (www.perrysguitar.com) while you dine at CAM Cafe for Saturday brunch! Call 910.777.2363 for reservations.
Perry is a multi-instrumentalist specializing in guitar, hand percussion, oud, mandolin, Native American flute, key boards and vocals. Perry accompanies dance classes at UNCW, facilitates drumming programs for special populations, and teaches lessons from his studio at the Art Works. He also plays regularly with Cosmic Groove Lizards, Axiom, Zion, Sea Pans and Narayani.


World Mindfulness Day: Guided Meditation

Sunday, 9/12/2021
10:00AM-11:00AM  
World Mindfulness Day
Guided Meditation in Elizabeth Bradford: A House of One Room
Free with admission
Free for members
Join Deputy Director Heather Wilson for a short guided meditation in the Elizabeth Bradford's stunning exhibition to celebrate World Mindfulness Day. Meditation will be grounded in artwork in the exhibition


Fall in Oakdale Cemetery

Sunday, 9/12/2021
12:00PM-2:00PM  
Saturday, September 11
10am - 12pm & Sunday,
September 12, 12pm - 2pm Pancoe
CAM member: $50; Non-member: $50
Instructor: Alan Cradick
This photography workshop is geared to the photographer of all skill levels. Fall is a wonderful time of year for cemetery photography. Pumpkin spice coffee, ghosts, pumpkin spice doughnuts, goblins, pumpkin spice pizza, and tombstones, fall is a great time to walk through Oakdale Cemetery. This is another year round local destination. A wonderful place for reflection, history and photography. Any digital device may be used for this workshop, smart phones, tablets or DSLRs. If using a DSLR is it is suggested that the participant bring an array of lenses, from wide to telephoto. A macro is always fun if you have one. Alan will be available with assistance and technical advice. Meetup is 10 am at main gate, 520 North 15th Street. Please have a mask, remember social distancing and dress for the weather.


Wilmington Symphony Orchestra: Second Sundays @CAM

Sunday, 9/12/2021
2:00PM-3:00PM  
Join us for our first Second Sunday Series concert of the 2021/2022 Season! Pianist, Paolo Gualdi will talk about Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2 . Paolo will perform the full work with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra on October 2 at the Opening Night concert at the Wilson Center!
$10.00 for adults; students and children under 18 free. Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall



Painiting on Location

Monday, 9/13/2021
9:00AM-12:00PM  
Mondays, September 13 - October 4
CAM member: $171; Non-member: $190
Instructor: Tom Carignan
This class is about painting in the outdoors alla prima (wet on wet). We will deal with how to get organized, make the most of your time and get the best results from painting on location. All mediums are welcome, although the instructor's demos will be in oil paint.


NC Traditional Pottery

Tuesday, 9/14/2021
9:00AM-12:00PM  
Tuesdays, September 7 - October 12
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
+ $20 material fee
Instructor: Renato Abbate
Create traditional NC ugly jugs and other functional pottery. Get inspired by the rich NC history of pottery making.


Drawing Inspired by Nature

Tuesday, 9/14/2021
10:00AM-1:00PM  
Tuesdays, September 7-28
CAM member: $171; Non-member: $190
Instructor: Antoinette Vogt
A drawing course focusing on the details of nature. This course will use the natural areas around the museum as inspiration to study the details of flora and improve drawing ability and techniques through close observation. Class time will be spent drawing outside, focusing on the unique visual characteristics of individual plants. After returning to the studio, students will enhance and refine their drawings using pencil, pen and/or adding color. Experimentation is encouraged. Some previous drawing experience suggested.


Adventures in Drawing

Tuesday, 9/14/2021
4:00PM-5:30PM  
Tuesdays, September 7-28
CAM member: $99; Non-member: $110
+ $20 material fee
Instructor: Mark Herbert
Take off on an adventure through space and time and learn many drawing techniques with a focus on graphic bold line style and character design and development. Explore various media types such as marker, pen, and pencil as we sketch out dinosaurs, robots, sea monsters, mermaids, and aliens!


Gentle Yoga with Steve Unger

Wednesday, 9/15/2021
9:00AM-10:00AM  
Donation $5

YOUTH: Metal Sculptures

Wednesday, 9/15/2021
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Wednesdays, September 8-October 13
CAM member: $162; Non-member: $180
Instructor: Renato Abbate
Students will work with copper aluminum and steel to create 3-d creatures and characters. The projects will allow youth to explore cutting, folding and riveting to bring their imagination to life.


Public Tour

Wednesday, 9/15/2021
1:30PM-2:30PM  
Public Tour of the CAM galleries
Free with admission

The Natural Way to Draw

Wednesday, 9/15/2021
2:00PM-5:00PM  
Wednesdays, September 15- October 20
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
+ $10 material fee
$20 model fee paid to instructor
Instructor: Donna S. Moore
Based on the classic method of study by Kimon Nicolaides, "The way to learn to draw is by drawing". Through gesture and observation of both objects and live models, practice capturing form and character of a subject by activating your personal visual sense.


YOUTH: Colored Pencil Drawing

Wednesday, 9/15/2021
4:00PM-5:30PM  
Wednesdays, September 15- October 6
CAM member: $99; Non-member: $110
Instructor: Carolyn Faulkner
Learn the basic techniques of coloring with pencils starting with a good line drawing. Students will develop their composition skills from observation in the classroom. Colored pencil techniques will include coloring by using the correct pressure, selecting a range of colors for a strong composition, layering the colors, and beginning to shade with color. Middle school-high school, ages 12-17.


Centering: a beginner wheel course

Wednesday, 9/15/2021
6:00PM-9:00PM  
Wednesdays, September 8-October 13
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
+ $30 material fee
Instructor: Renato Abbate
This course will focus on throwing exercises and techniques to improve your work on the wheel.


Evening Life Drawing - session 1

Wednesday, 9/15/2021
6:30PM-9:00PM  
Wednesdays, September 15 - October 20
Instructor: TBD
CAM member: $126/ $22.50; Non-member: $140/ $25
$20 model fee paid to instructor
Work with professional nude models, following a self-guided format studying the human form - in your medium of choice. A basic understanding of technique and tools is suggested. Purchase a six week session or single, drop-in tuition can be paid upon arrival.


Free Flowing Watercolors

Thursday, 9/16/2021
12:00PM-3:00PM  
Thursdays, September 16- October 21
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
Instructor: Janice Castiglione
Six week course to explore the characteristics of flowing watercolors. Each week we will study a different aspect of painting: color mixing, value, depth and composition. Every class will start with a demonstration. Every other week all will paint the same painting, step by step. The between weeks will be the students time to create and develop their ideas and interests.


YOUTH: Foundations of Drawing I

Thursday, 9/16/2021
4:15PM-6:45PM  
Thursdays, September 9-October 14
CAM member: $198; Non-member: $220
Instructor: Antoinette Vogt
Learn how to draw realistically through the study of still life. Students will develop drawing skills by understanding and improving ability to see objects in space and better represent them on the page. Learn how to see and draw objects in proportion, understand perspective, and explore light and shadow. Experiment with different drawing techniques using a variety of materials. Topics covered will include: working with line; blind and modified contour drawing; seeing and drawing negative space (the space around objects); visual perspective (perceiving angles using sighting technique); proportion (objects in relations to one another); and beginning shade and shadow.


Handbuilding with Clay

Thursday, 9/16/2021
6:00PM-9:00PM  
Thursdays, September 9-October 14
Instructor: Shannon Gehen
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
+ $30 material fee
Develop your skills for your home. We'll learn several techniques in hand building including slab and coil building in order to create fun and functional items for your home. Projects may include jars, bowls, and butter dishes. You'll learn to finish your work with decorative underglazes.


Live@CAM Cafe: Perry Smith

Thursday, 9/16/2021
6:00PM-8:00PM  
Perry is a multi-instrumentalist specializing in guitar, hand percussion, oud, mandolin, Native American flute, key boards and vocals. Perry accompanies dance classes at UNCW, facilitates drumming programs for special populations, and teaches lessons from his studio at the Art Works. He also plays regularly with Cosmic Groove Lizards, Axiom, Zion, Sea Pans and Narayani.


Drawing in the Galleries: studying Bradford

Friday, 9/17/2021
11:00AM-1:00PM  
Fridays, September 10- October 1
Instructor: Carolyn Faulkner
CAM member: $108; Non-member: $120
Have you ever wandered through the National Gallery of Art in DC or perhaps a museum in Europe and saw art students sketching in front of the paintings in the exhibition? Did you want to be there with them participating? Now you can at CAM! Bring a sketchbook, HB drawing pencil and kneaded eraser and sit in front of your favorite Elizabeth Bradford painting now on exhibit! Draw from a small section of her painting or go wild and draw the entire painting! Wander through all of the twists and turns of her trees and vines and begin to develop YOUR own image!


Kids@CAM with Island Wildlife

Saturday, 9/18/2021
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Kids@CAM with Island Wildlife

Art Buzz- Felted Landscapes

Saturday, 9/18/2021
11:00AM-1:30PM  
CAM member: $45; Non-member: $50
Instructor: September Krueger
Inspired by Elizabeth Bradford, we will take a look at the beauty of the coastal landscape where we live. We will use soft, colored wool roving to "paint" an image of your own design. With just warm water and lots of squishing, you will take wispy strands of wool and make an image you can hang on the wall. Wet felting even makes a finished piece of cloth that can be embellished with stitching or transformed into a usable object.


YOUTH: Pottery for Teens

Saturday, 9/18/2021
11:00AM-1:00PM  
Saturdays, September 11-October 16
CAM member: $171; Non-member: $190
+ $15 material fee
Instructor: Renato Abbate
Class for motivated teens who want to take pottery beyond handbuilding with throwing and glazing experiments. Ages13-17


Art Buzz - Felted Landscapes

Saturday, 9/18/2021
11:00AM-1:30PM  
Instructor: September Krueger
CAM member: $45; Non-member: $50
Inspired by Elizabeth Bradford, we will take a look at the beauty of the coastal landscape where we live. We will use soft, colored wool roving to "paint" an image of your own design. With just warm water and lots of squishing, you will take wispy strands of wool and make an image you can hang on the wall. Wet felting even makes a finished piece of cloth that can be embellished with stitching or transformed into a usable object.


Live@CAM Cafe: Roger Davis

Saturday, 9/18/2021
11:30AM-1:30PM  
Join local musician Roger Davis for live music during brunch at CAM Cafe. Roger calls his music, "kind of world beat and jazz - successfully entwined these techniques with variations of Beatles classics and traditional Bossa Nova into an instrumental arrangement that evokes a Tom Jobim meets John Lennon meets Wes Montgomery sound." Come hear him to understand why he's a local favorite.

Virtual Fundraiser for Boundless

Saturday, 9/18/2021
5:30PM-7:00PM  
Virtual Fundraiser for Boundless, the USCT Sculpture Project
Tickets $35

Wear your Union blue and join us virtually for the music of Mangroove and special guests. Purchase tickets:
https://52374.blackbaudhosting.com/52374/USCT-Sculpture-Project-Virtual-Fundraiser



The Dance Cooperative

Sunday, 9/19/2021
2:00PM-4:00PM  
Free with museum admission
The Dance Cooperative will be hosting choreography showings on the third Sunday of August, September and October (2:00-4:00) as they prepare for Dance-a-lorus. Showings are free and open to the community. Choreographers will show works in progress and receive feedback. The Dance Cooperative is a 501(c)3 non-profit whose mission is to nurture the dance community by providing affordable classes and performance opportunities for those under-served artistically, culturally and economically in the greater Wilmington area.


Painiting on Location

Monday, 9/20/2021
9:00AM-12:00PM  
Mondays, September 13 - October 4
CAM member: $171; Non-member: $190
Instructor: Tom Carignan
This class is about painting in the outdoors alla prima (wet on wet). We will deal with how to get organized, make the most of your time and get the best results from painting on location. All mediums are welcome, although the instructor's demos will be in oil paint.


NC Traditional Pottery

Tuesday, 9/21/2021
9:00AM-12:00PM  
Tuesdays, September 7 - October 12
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
+ $20 material fee
Instructor: Renato Abbate
Create traditional NC ugly jugs and other functional pottery. Get inspired by the rich NC history of pottery making.


Drawing Inspired by Nature

Tuesday, 9/21/2021
10:00AM-1:00PM  
Tuesdays, September 7-28
CAM member: $171; Non-member: $190
Instructor: Antoinette Vogt
A drawing course focusing on the details of nature. This course will use the natural areas around the museum as inspiration to study the details of flora and improve drawing ability and techniques through close observation. Class time will be spent drawing outside, focusing on the unique visual characteristics of individual plants. After returning to the studio, students will enhance and refine their drawings using pencil, pen and/or adding color. Experimentation is encouraged. Some previous drawing experience suggested.


Adventures in Drawing

Tuesday, 9/21/2021
4:00PM-5:30PM  
Tuesdays, September 7-28
CAM member: $99; Non-member: $110
+ $20 material fee
Instructor: Mark Herbert
Take off on an adventure through space and time and learn many drawing techniques with a focus on graphic bold line style and character design and development. Explore various media types such as marker, pen, and pencil as we sketch out dinosaurs, robots, sea monsters, mermaids, and aliens!


Gentle Yoga with Steve Unger

Wednesday, 9/22/2021
9:00AM-10:00AM  
Donation $5

YOUTH: Metal Sculptures

Wednesday, 9/22/2021
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Wednesdays, September 8-October 13
CAM member: $162; Non-member: $180
Instructor: Renato Abbate
Students will work with copper aluminum and steel to create 3-d creatures and characters. The projects will allow youth to explore cutting, folding and riveting to bring their imagination to life.


Public Tour

Wednesday, 9/22/2021
1:30PM-2:00PM  
Free with admission

The Natural Way to Draw

Wednesday, 9/22/2021
2:00PM-5:00PM  
Wednesdays, September 15- October 20
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
+ $10 material fee
$20 model fee paid to instructor
Instructor: Donna S. Moore
Based on the classic method of study by Kimon Nicolaides, "The way to learn to draw is by drawing". Through gesture and observation of both objects and live models, practice capturing form and character of a subject by activating your personal visual sense.


YOUTH: Colored Pencil Drawing

Wednesday, 9/22/2021
4:00PM-5:30PM  
Wednesdays, September 15- October 6
CAM member: $99; Non-member: $110
Instructor: Carolyn Faulkner
Learn the basic techniques of coloring with pencils starting with a good line drawing. Students will develop their composition skills from observation in the classroom. Colored pencil techniques will include coloring by using the correct pressure, selecting a range of colors for a strong composition, layering the colors, and beginning to shade with color. Middle school-high school, ages 12-17.


Centering: a beginner wheel course

Wednesday, 9/22/2021
6:00PM-9:00PM  
Wednesdays, September 8-October 13
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
+ $30 material fee
Instructor: Renato Abbate
This course will focus on throwing exercises and techniques to improve your work on the wheel.


Evening Life Drawing - session 1

Wednesday, 9/22/2021
6:30PM-9:00PM  
Wednesdays, September 15 - October 20
Instructor: TBD
CAM member: $126/ $22.50; Non-member: $140/ $25
$20 model fee paid to instructor
Work with professional nude models, following a self-guided format studying the human form - in your medium of choice. A basic understanding of technique and tools is suggested. Purchase a six week session or single, drop-in tuition can be paid upon arrival.


Art Explorer Thursdays

Thursday, 9/23/2021
10:00AM-11:00AM  
Every Thursday at 10am, join us for story time, followed by an art activity using simple materials found around the house. Art Explorers is geared towards infants, toddler and preschoolers, but big brothers and sisters are welcome to join and create art with us!

Free Flowing Watercolors

Thursday, 9/23/2021
12:00PM-3:00PM  
Thursdays, September 16- October 21
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
Instructor: Janice Castiglione
Six week course to explore the characteristics of flowing watercolors. Each week we will study a different aspect of painting: color mixing, value, depth and composition. Every class will start with a demonstration. Every other week all will paint the same painting, step by step. The between weeks will be the students time to create and develop their ideas and interests.


Educators Night

Thursday, 9/23/2021
4:00PM-7:00PM  
FREE
Spend a fun and relaxing evening at CAM with free admission during an exclusive event for educators and view our new exhibitions. Docents in the galleries will answer your questions and provide information about the exhibitions. Our Educators Night will provide information and materials about tours, workshops, and other free resources for area educators. All educators and administrators - from Pre-K to College - welcome and encouraged to attend and explore fun ways to bring art into your classroom and spark creativity in your students.
https://www.islandwildlifenc.com/

Kids@CAM is sponsored by Excite Credit Union

CAM Members: $5 per child; Non-Members: $10
Adults and children 2 and under: free
Space is limited so we encourage you to register in advance: https://52374.blackbaudhosting.com/52374/KidsCAM-Island-Wildlife-Chapter
Learn more about children, family and adult education programs at CAM here: https://cameronartmuseum.org/index.php?c=program
Kids @ CAM is sponsored by Excite Credit Union



Out-of-the-Box Short-form Hybrid Works Condensed

Saturday, 9/25/2021
10:00AM-1:00PM  
CAM member: $54; Non-member: $60
Instructor: Dina Greenberg
Prose poem? Flash fiction? Micro-essay? We'll blur the lines during this three-hour session. The only common denominator for this creative writing workshop will be our focus on brevity. Open to adult community participants with varying degrees of writing expertise.


The Camera in your Pocket

Saturday, 9/25/2021
10:00AM-1:00PM  
CAM member: $54; Non-member: $60
Instructor: Alan Cradick
It's time to stop thinking of your smart phone as a phone with a camera in it and think of it as a camera with a phone in it. I am often asked, "What is the best camera to have." I have always felt that it is the one in your hand, or pocket. Today's smart phone comes equipped with a capable camera. Using algorithms to assist in compiling the image, the results can be stunning. In this workshop we will explore the native photographic capabilities that are already in your smart phone and tablet. All you need is an iOS or Android device and your curiosity to liven up your social media. This is a three hour workshop for everyone.


Community Lantern Workshop

Saturday, 9/25/2021
10:00AM-1:00PM  
The public is invited to participate in this year’s Community Lantern Workshop. The Community Lantern for this year will imbue the theme of Illumination 2021 – “Rebirth and Renewal.” When completed, the lantern hangs with other lanterns in Illumination in CAM’s galleries. No registration or fee.

YOUTH: Pottery for Teens

Saturday, 9/25/2021
11:00AM-1:00PM  
Saturdays, September 11-October 16
CAM member: $171; Non-member: $190
+ $15 material fee
Instructor: Renato Abbate
Class for motivated teens who want to take pottery beyond handbuilding with throwing and glazing experiments. Ages13-17


Folding Into Fall: Mindfulness Writing and Craft

Sunday, 9/26/2021
1:00PM-2:30PM  
CAM member: $45; Non-member: $50
Instructor: Heather Wilson & Donna Moore
Museum School at Pancoe
Wrap yourself up in the new fall season! Writer Heather Wilson and visual artist Donna Moore incorporate meditation, mindfulness writing, and art making while gathering inspiration from the galleries. Using simple folding and stamping techniques, make a uniquely personal journal to note season-changing prompts.


Painiting on Location

Monday, 9/27/2021
9:00AM-12:00PM  
Mondays, September 13 - October 4
CAM member: $171; Non-member: $190
Instructor: Tom Carignan
This class is about painting in the outdoors alla prima (wet on wet). We will deal with how to get organized, make the most of your time and get the best results from painting on location. All mediums are welcome, although the instructor's demos will be in oil paint.


NC Traditional Pottery

Tuesday, 9/28/2021
9:00AM-12:00PM  
Tuesdays, September 7 - October 12
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
+ $20 material fee
Instructor: Renato Abbate
Create traditional NC ugly jugs and other functional pottery. Get inspired by the rich NC history of pottery making.


Drawing Inspired by Nature

Tuesday, 9/28/2021
10:00AM-1:00PM  
Tuesdays, September 7-28
CAM member: $171; Non-member: $190
Instructor: Antoinette Vogt
A drawing course focusing on the details of nature. This course will use the natural areas around the museum as inspiration to study the details of flora and improve drawing ability and techniques through close observation. Class time will be spent drawing outside, focusing on the unique visual characteristics of individual plants. After returning to the studio, students will enhance and refine their drawings using pencil, pen and/or adding color. Experimentation is encouraged. Some previous drawing experience suggested.


Adventures in Drawing

Tuesday, 9/28/2021
4:00PM-5:30PM  
Tuesdays, September 7-28
CAM member: $99; Non-member: $110
+ $20 material fee
Instructor: Mark Herbert
Take off on an adventure through space and time and learn many drawing techniques with a focus on graphic bold line style and character design and development. Explore various media types such as marker, pen, and pencil as we sketch out dinosaurs, robots, sea monsters, mermaids, and aliens!


Gentle Yoga with Steve Unger

Wednesday, 9/29/2021
9:00AM-10:00AM  
Donation $5

YOUTH: Metal Sculptures

Wednesday, 9/29/2021
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Wednesdays, September 8-October 13
CAM member: $162; Non-member: $180
Instructor: Renato Abbate
Students will work with copper aluminum and steel to create 3-d creatures and characters. The projects will allow youth to explore cutting, folding and riveting to bring their imagination to life.


Public Tour

Wednesday, 9/29/2021
1:30PM-2:00PM  
Free with admission

The Natural Way to Draw

Wednesday, 9/29/2021
2:00PM-5:00PM  
Wednesdays, September 15- October 20
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
+ $10 material fee
$20 model fee paid to instructor
Instructor: Donna S. Moore
Based on the classic method of study by Kimon Nicolaides, "The way to learn to draw is by drawing". Through gesture and observation of both objects and live models, practice capturing form and character of a subject by activating your personal visual sense.


YOUTH: Colored Pencil Drawing

Wednesday, 9/29/2021
4:00PM-5:30PM  
Wednesdays, September 15- October 6
CAM member: $99; Non-member: $110
Instructor: Carolyn Faulkner
Learn the basic techniques of coloring with pencils starting with a good line drawing. Students will develop their composition skills from observation in the classroom. Colored pencil techniques will include coloring by using the correct pressure, selecting a range of colors for a strong composition, layering the colors, and beginning to shade with color. Middle school-high school, ages 12-17.


Centering: a beginner wheel course

Wednesday, 9/29/2021
6:00PM-9:00PM  
Wednesdays, September 8-October 13
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
+ $30 material fee
Instructor: Renato Abbate
This course will focus on throwing exercises and techniques to improve your work on the wheel.


Evening Life Drawing - session 1

Wednesday, 9/29/2021
6:30PM-9:00PM  
Wednesdays, September 15 - October 20
Instructor: TBD
CAM member: $126/ $22.50; Non-member: $140/ $25
$20 model fee paid to instructor
Work with professional nude models, following a self-guided format studying the human form - in your medium of choice. A basic understanding of technique and tools is suggested. Purchase a six week session or single, drop-in tuition can be paid upon arrival.


Free Flowing Watercolors

Thursday, 9/30/2021
12:00PM-3:00PM  
Thursdays, September 16- October 21
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
Instructor: Janice Castiglione
Six week course to explore the characteristics of flowing watercolors. Each week we will study a different aspect of painting: color mixing, value, depth and composition. Every class will start with a demonstration. Every other week all will paint the same painting, step by step. The between weeks will be the students time to create and develop their ideas and interests.


YOUTH: Foundations of Drawing I

Thursday, 9/30/2021
4:15PM-6:45PM  
Thursdays, September 9-October 14
CAM member: $198; Non-member: $220
Instructor: Antoinette Vogt
Learn how to draw realistically through the study of still life. Students will develop drawing skills by understanding and improving ability to see objects in space and better represent them on the page. Learn how to see and draw objects in proportion, understand perspective, and explore light and shadow. Experiment with different drawing techniques using a variety of materials. Topics covered will include: working with line; blind and modified contour drawing; seeing and drawing negative space (the space around objects); visual perspective (perceiving angles using sighting technique); proportion (objects in relations to one another); and beginning shade and shadow.


Handbuilding with Clay

Thursday, 9/30/2021
6:00PM-9:00PM  
Thursdays, September 9-October 14
Instructor: Shannon Gehen
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
+ $30 material fee
Develop your skills for your home. We'll learn several techniques in hand building including slab and coil building in order to create fun and functional items for your home. Projects may include jars, bowls, and butter dishes. You'll learn to finish your work with decorative underglazes.


Live@CAM Cafe: Sarah Brown

Thursday, 9/30/2021
6:00PM-8:00PM  
Sarah Brown is an American singer songwriter with a passion for storytelling through her blues and R&B music. In recent years Sarah Brown has traveled around showcasing her musical talents in venues ranging from the U.S.A, to Australia and New Zealand. Her performance style has been compared to great performers such as Bonnie Raitt, Sarah Bareilles, and Norah Jones. While reminiscing between her melody and rhyme, her audiences remain attentive to a sound she's made her own.

Lopez Tabor Duo

Thursday, 9/30/2021
6:30PM-8:00PM  
Admission: $20 Adults; $15 students
Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall
From European Classics to Latin American Popular and Folk Traditions
The Lopez Tabor Duo, Alfonso Lopez, violin, and Michelle Tabor, piano, have performed and toured together in the southeastern U.S. and Venezuela since 2004. Alfonso Lopez is one of the most prominent and versatile musicians of his country. He holds the important position of concertmaster of the Venezuela Symphony Orchestra, the national and principal orchestra, which has been nominated twice (in 2013 and 2017) to receive a Latin Grammy award. He is also a conductor, teacher, and composer. Michelle Tabor grew up in Venezuela and now lives in Tallahassee, FL. She holds doctorate, master’s, and bachelor’s degrees in music from Florida State University, the University of Denver, and Tulane University. www.lopeztaborduo.moonfruit.com